Αἰνείας: the hero of the Aeneid. He is a third cousin of Hector. He was severely wounded by Diomed, E 305 ff., but was rescued by his mother Aphrodite, and healed by Apollo in his temple, 5.445 ff.; he led one of the battalions against the wall of the Achaeans, 12.98; he met Achilles, and would have been slain by him, but for the intervention of Poseidon, who saved him that the race of Dardanus might not be entirely destroyed, “νῦν δὲ δὴ Αἰνείαο βίη Τρώεσσιν ἀνάξει ι καὶ παίδων παῖδες Υ” 307 f.Ἀφροδίτη: in this word “φρ” cannot be allowed to make the preceding vowel long by metrical position; for it would give ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯, which could not be introduced in dactylic verse. See §41 i a.
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